Mixed Fortunes for Renault Drivers

Italian Jarno Trulli was pleased with his performance after setting the eighth quickest time in qualifying for tomorrow's United States Grand Prix.

Mixed Fortunes for Renault Drivers

Italian Jarno Trulli was pleased with his performance after setting the eighth quickest time in qualifying for tomorrow's United States Grand Prix.

"I'm happy about the qualifying result," said Trulli. "We did a very good job today because we weren't so happy this morning with the car setup and balance. We managed to do quite a lot of work this morning and also during qualifying changed the different setup.

"I'm definitely very happy for me and for the team because I'm getting on better and better race after race every time with my engineers."

Renault driver Trulli, who last year finished in fourth place at Indianapolis, enjoyed a much better session than teammate Jenson Button. The Briton failed to find the right balance for his Michelin-shod car and had to settle for a disappointing 14th position ahead of tomorrow's race.

"Very disappointing," Button said. "A bad day for us. We struggled since this morning with under and oversteer. Can't really find a balance on the car, and it seems to be getting worse as the temperatures are rising."

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